The former FBI chief is scheduled to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is also conducting an investigation into the election and possible collusion. Putin has repeated there is no evidence of Kremlin involvement in the election.
Executive privilege is a murky legal concept, say experts. Trump was spending part of Saturday at the Trump National Golf Club outside of Washington. Earlier on Friday, the White House press secretary, Sean Spicer, would not say what Mr. Trump planned to do. The White House has denied that a "conversation of that nature occurred".
Mr Comey has reportedly spoken with Special Counsel Robert Mueller - who is now overseeing the Russian Federation investigation for the Justice Department - to work out what he can publicly discuss in his testimony and thereby ensure there are no legal issues.
Lawmakers from both parties are urging President Donald Trump not to stand in the way of fired FBI Director James Comey, who is scheduled to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee investigating possible Trump campaign ties to Russian Federation. Trump could argue that discussions with Comey pertained to national security and had the expectation of privacy.
Democrats have said that Mr. Trump's conversations with Mr. Comey show that the president was trying to obstruct the F.B.I.'s investigation into Mr. Flynn, who is under scrutiny for calls he had with the Russian ambassador and for work he did for a firm that had ties to the Turkish government. Flynn was ousted on 13 February.
At the same time, Franken said he was hopeful special counsel Robert Mueller, a former FBI director, would unearth answers in his investigation into the issue.
Nevada governor to sign net metering revival bill tomorrow
The Nevada legislature earlier this year passed two additional renewable energy bills, Assembly Bill 206 and Senate Bill 392. Senate Bill 392 instructs the Public Utilities Commission to adopt standards for the operation of community solar gardens.
Texas congressman's staffer among those wounded in shooting
Hodgkinson opened fire shortly after 7 a.m. and top House Republican , Steve Scalise of Louisiana, was among those injured. Click below for some of the comments from Congressman Roger Williams , recorded from his Twitter feed @RepRWilliams.
"I don't believe he is", he said when asked if the President was the target of an investigation.
She said: "We'll be watching with the rest of the world when director Comey testifies".
Conceivably, the administration could seek a court injunction against Comey testifying, in which case a violation would constitute contempt of court.
The committee on Wednesday issued seven subpoenas seeking testimony and information in its investigation into Russian activities during the election.
Within a week of James Comey's shock firing, Robert Mueller was appointed on May 17 as special counsel designated by the Justice Department to lead the investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the U.S. 2016 election.
"While the President has repeatedly expressed his view that General Flynn is a decent man who served and protected our country, the President has never asked Mr. Comey or anyone else to end any investigation, including any investigation involving General Flynn", a White House official said in a statement.
In addition to those four subpoenas, the committee has issued three others to the National Security Agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the CIA for information about requests that government officials made to unmask the identities of USA individuals named in classified intelligence reports, according to a congressional aide.
Importantly, the IEA expected the increase in non-OPEC supply next year to be higher than the growth in overall global demand. This upward adjustment was mainly due to the downward revision in non-OPEC supply as world oil demand remained unchanged.
Identical knives , with the brand name Ernesto, were carried by Rachid Redouane, 30, and 22-year-old Youssef Zaghba . The three attackers were wearing fake suicide belts consisting of plastic water bottles wrapped in gray duct tape.
The Trump name carries many connotations, and not all are messages that translate to sales with the American people. Danziger said in March that he hoped to open as many as 100 Scion hotels in three years.
Stewart is an ardent supporter of Trump and was a former state campaign chairman for the president's campaign previous year . Northam is a more traditional candidate who stresses his pragmatic approach and ability to work with Republicans.
The iOS 11 update isn't just about display or speed; many design aspects of the iPhone and iPad will be overhauled. To start with the iMac Pro , the device offers Apple's signature 27 inch 5K display with brightness upto 500 nits.
Trump also mentioned his talk with Abbas, telling the audience, "They [Palestinians] are ready to reach for peace". "And (Trump) really does want to work together with Israel in countering the threat from Jihadist Islam".
Iran is the only OPEC member with room for growth under a current deal to stem production in an effort to balance the market . An oil production platform in the Soroush oil fields alongside an Iranian flag in the Gulf July 25, 2005.
Tearfully, she said she felt humiliated and confused after she drove away from Cosby's estate the next morning. Throughout all the questioning, she has consistently said there was no sexual contact on that prior occasion.
Muguruza , 23, spoke deliberately and took deep breaths while answering the first few questions, obviously fighting for composure. Garbine Muguruza , the fourth seed for the women and defending champion, also failed to make it to the top eight players.
Sweden is doing well in the 2018 World Cup qualifying stage, now in second in Group A of the competition with 10 points. Unfortunately, the ball was intercepted at midfield by Sweden's Ola Toivonen who took aim at the empty net.
Guptill said his role as an opener was to provide some stability and set up a platform to launch the New Zealand innings . Williamson pleaded guilty and was fined 40 per cent of his match fee, while the rest of his team got 20 per cent fines.
Airport incident will be probed, says Raju
Raju has, however, refuted the allegations and said he will ensure that lawful outcomes follow. Earlier in the day, Raju refuted reports that he helped Reddy from getting a boarding pass.
Samus Returns Is a 2.5D Side-Scroller for the 3DS — Metroid
Likewise, the release date remains a mystery, although it's extremely unikely that it will be released until at least late 2018. Retro Studios is not making Metroid Prime 4 for Switch, according to Nintendo of America marketing boss Bill Trinen.
Tottering Theresa May names new UK Cabinet as critics circle
Scotland's government wants a special deal to stay in the single market or, if not, to secede and stay in or rejoin the EU. Queen Elizabeth will deliver the "Queen's Speech", setting out the government's plans for the new parliamentary session.
Uber weighs leave of absence for CEO
Kalanick is also facing a personal trauma: Last month his mother died in a boating accident, which also badly injured his father. A leave of absence for Kalanick is one of the topics up for discussion during a board meeting Sunday, according to Reuters .
Apple Joins Smart-Speaker Race With Music-Focused 'HomePod'
But neither can quite give you the experience promised by the (pricey) combination of a HomePod and Apple Music subscription. Apple will start selling the HomePod this December for $349, competing with devices like Google Home and Amazon Echo.
The iMac Pro Will Be The Best Christmas Gift This…
Just like its predecessor , the 2017 MacBook weighs 2.03 pounds (920g) and measures 0.52 inches (1.31cm) at its thickest point. So the sneak preview of the iMac Pro was undoubtedly one of the highlights of the California conference.
Ferrari ends long wait for victory at Monaco GP
With Vettel's victory, Hamilton now sits 25 points behind in the F1 drivers' championship with 14 races remaining this season. We went back to this unknown scenario we are in, which happens to be, it's okay on one auto and not okay on mine.
Taylor's 9th-inning slam leads Dodgers over Brewers 10-8
Following Friday's 14 strikeouts over seven innings, Kershaw will need just three Ks in his next outing to pass Hunter. The Dodgers picked up left-handed pitcher Jason Wheeler from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for cash considerations.